Don’t let cold weather turn up the heat on your utility bills this month. Save money and energy by utilizing these easy tips:
Keep It Clean
Dirty air filters can restrict airflow and increase monthly utility costs. Make sure to change them once a month, or as recommended by the manufacturer.
Instead of turning the thermostat up another degree, try throwing on a heavy sweater or thick socks. Bundling up is easy, cozy and free!
Upgrade Your Thermostat
Smart thermostats–like Nest–are a great investment. Besides learning your temperature preferences, a smart thermostat app can sense when you aren’t home and adjust your home thermostat to conserve energy.
Bonus: Check for rebates available in your area by entering your zip code HERE.
Conserve Hot Water
Did you know that 90% of the energy used when doing laundry comes from heating water? Using the Cold setting, when possible, is a great way to reduce home energy consumption. Experts also say that cutting your daily shower in half can save you up to 33% on water heating costs.